Fiji Time: 8:44 PM on Thursday 26 November

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Miller to test rail lines

Felix Chaudhary
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

THE FSC will conduct tests on rail lines using rail carts capable of carrying double the payload of existing ones.

Executive chairman Abdul Khan said the six-tonne carts brought in from Australia were being tested in preparation for the start of harvest next month.

"These carts will greatly enhance our ability to deliver cane to all mills," he said.

"We are checking to see how they perform on our existing rail system before making a decision to purchase more in the future."

Prime Minister and Sugar Minister Rear Admiral (Ret) Voreqe Bainimarama said the purchase of new rail carts and locomotives was part of the government's plans to assume the takeover of all rail and road cane transport to better manage delivery to mills.

Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62630.6073
JPY 58.360055.3600
GBP 0.31090.3029
EUR 0.44330.4313
NZD 0.72260.6896
AUD 0.65270.6277
USD 0.47310.4561



Exchange Rate updated on 26th November 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Torture suspects known to police
  2. Sex assault claim
  3. 'Stay clear', mariners told
  4. Ryder's 7 for Bua tournament
  5. Minister's plea for help
  6. Fiji teams presents i tatau
  7. The voice of the islands in Paris
  8. No restriction to harbour entry
  9. Founders honoured
  10. Corruption awareness

Top Stories this Week

  1. Left for dead Wednesday (25 Nov)
  2. MV Suilven sinks Wednesday (25 Nov)
  3. Exit 'reason' Friday (20 Nov)
  4. Village headman arrested Friday (20 Nov)
  5. 8 years for raping man Tuesday (24 Nov)
  6. MV Suilven sinks in Suva Harbour Tuesday (24 Nov)
  7. Minister defends PM's trip Friday (20 Nov)
  8. Friend indeed Monday (23 Nov)
  9. 'Racial slur' Sunday (22 Nov)
  10. Sevens hurdle Tuesday (24 Nov)